Tamil Diplomat

Parliament adjourned after brawl

Parliament was suspended for 10 minutes  following a heated argument and physical confrontation. among MPs.

According to news reports, certain opposition MPs allegedly attempted to assault Mujibur Rahman inside the chambers while he was delivering a statement regarding the death of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.

As the UNP MP was expressing views regarding the controversial issue, opposition MP Shehan Semasinghe objected saying the matter cannot be discussed as the case is still being heard in court.

A heated argument between had ensued while the Parliament was adjourned for 10 minutes.